The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for SQL Server 2008 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SQL Server 2008 over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 90 50
Rank change year-on-year -35 -40  
Permanent jobs citing SQL Server 2008 91 94 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.16% 2.72% 5.21%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 6.19% 8.47% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 85 88 164
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.79% +4.37%  

SQL Server 2008 is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Database & Business Intelligence Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 1469 1110 1188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 34.86% 32.15% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 995 1037
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

SQL Server 2008
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing SQL Server 2008 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester.

Salary trend for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 in Manchester over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for SQL Server 2008 in Manchester

SQL Server 2008
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -11 8 £33,750 -28.94%
Oldham +5 4 £40,000 -15.78%
Bolton -7 1 - -
Sale - 1 £27,500 -
SQL Server 2008
North West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing SQL Server 2008 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SQL Server 2008.

1 189 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 136 (71.96%) SQL
3 111 (58.73%) .NET
4 101 (53.44%) C#
5 94 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
6 85 (44.97%) Microsoft
7 83 (43.92%) ASP.NET
8 70 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 64 (33.86%) T-SQL
9 64 (33.86%) jQuery
10 61 (32.28%) MVC
11 51 (26.98%) ETL
12 49 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (23.81%) Windows
15 44 (23.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 43 (22.75%) CSS
16 43 (22.75%) HTML
16 43 (22.75%) Finance
17 42 (22.22%) Visual Studio
18 41 (21.69%) JavaScript
18 41 (21.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 38 (20.11%) .NET Framework
20 37 (19.58%) SQL Server 2005
21 36 (19.05%) Ajax
21 36 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
22 33 (17.46%) Web Services
23 32 (16.93%) XML
23 32 (16.93%) Data Warehouse
23 32 (16.93%) Legal

SQL Server 2008
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.41%) CMS
2 10 (5.29%) IIS
3 9 (4.76%) EPiServer
3 9 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
3 9 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.12%) Alfresco
5 4 (2.12%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (8.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.76%) GitHub
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.53%) DHCP
2 1 (0.53%) DNS
2 1 (0.53%) NAS
2 1 (0.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 70 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 44 (23.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 41 (21.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (19.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 36 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (16.93%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (11.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 18 (9.52%) SQL Server 2014
10 12 (6.35%) Crystal Reports
10 12 (6.35%) NoSQL
11 11 (5.82%) Hadoop
11 11 (5.82%) MySQL
11 11 (5.82%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (5.29%) MS Access
13 9 (4.76%) Big Data
14 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (1.59%) Oracle Database
16 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 42 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 22 (11.64%) Git (software)
3 21 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (6.88%) NUnit
5 9 (4.76%) Moq
5 9 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.12%) Selenium
7 4 (2.12%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.53%) Maven
General
1 43 (22.75%) Finance
2 32 (16.93%) Legal
3 5 (2.65%) Advertising
3 5 (2.65%) Games
4 2 (1.06%) Automotive
4 2 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 144 (76.19%) Developer
2 63 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 56 (29.63%) SQL Developer
4 35 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
5 30 (15.87%) C# Developer
5 30 (15.87%) SQL Server Developer
6 25 (13.23%) T-SQL Developer
7 21 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
8 19 (10.05%) DBA
8 19 (10.05%) SQL DBA
9 18 (9.52%) Senior Developer
10 14 (7.41%) Junior
10 14 (7.41%) Junior Developer
11 13 (6.88%) Administrator
12 11 (5.82%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.76%) .NET Team Leader
13 9 (4.76%) Development Team Leader
13 9 (4.76%) ETL Developer
13 9 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (58.73%) .NET
2 83 (43.92%) ASP.NET
3 64 (33.86%) jQuery
4 48 (25.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (22.75%) CSS
5 43 (22.75%) HTML
6 38 (20.11%) .NET Framework
7 36 (19.05%) Ajax
8 33 (17.46%) Web Services
9 32 (16.93%) XML
10 21 (11.11%) JSON
10 21 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (11.11%) WCF
11 16 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (6.88%) HTML5
13 11 (5.82%) AngularJS
13 11 (5.82%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 9 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (4.76%) Entity Framework
14 9 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.05%) iPad
2 12 (6.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.76%) Clustering
4 8 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.12%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.06%) EMV
8 1 (0.53%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 45 (23.81%) Windows
2 15 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (5.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (3.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.06%) Linux
6 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (49.74%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.28%) MVC
3 51 (26.98%) ETL
4 49 (25.93%) Business Intelligence
5 28 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 25 (13.23%) Web Development
7 21 (11.11%) SQL Optimisation
8 19 (10.05%) DevOps
8 19 (10.05%) SDLC
9 16 (8.47%) Data Analysis
9 16 (8.47%) Scrum
10 13 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (6.88%) Multithreading
11 12 (6.35%) CRM
12 11 (5.82%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.82%) ITIL
12 11 (5.82%) Open Source
13 10 (5.29%) Software Engineering
13 10 (5.29%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.76%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (71.96%) SQL
2 101 (53.44%) C#
3 64 (33.86%) T-SQL
4 41 (21.69%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.88%) VBA
6 11 (5.82%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.53%) VB
8 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (10.05%) Degree
2 10 (5.29%) SC Cleared
2 10 (5.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.17%) vSphere
4 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.53%) Docker
5 1 (0.53%) KVM
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (2.12%) SCOM
1 4 (2.12%) vRealize
2 2 (1.06%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 85 (44.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.82%) Cognos
2 11 (5.82%) Oracle
3 9 (4.76%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.23%) VMware
5 4 (2.12%) IBM
5 4 (2.12%) Veeam
6 2 (1.06%) IDERA
6 2 (1.06%) RedGate
6 2 (1.06%) Tableau
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) McAfee
7 1 (0.53%) Symantec
7 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Additional Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 13 days ago